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JCU Welcomes Consultant of Italian Ministry for Economic Development Mattia Corbetta

JCU Welcomes Consultant of Italian Ministry for Economic Development Mattia Corbetta

Dr. Corbetta focused on current measures taken by the Italian government to sustain entrepreneurship, and further discussed defining issues of the current crisis.

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel: “The EU and the Refugee Emergency”

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel: “The EU and the Refugee Emergency”

On Wednesday, 7 October the Guarini Institute of Public Affairs hosted its first panel discussion of the semester: “The European Union and the Refugee Emergency”.

JCU Board of Trustees Votes to Renew President Pavoncello’s Mandate

JCU Board of Trustees Votes to Renew President Pavoncello’s Mandate

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that its Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to renew Dr. Franco Pavoncello's mandate as President for the next three years, until June of 2019.

Italy Reads 2015 Welcomes Keynote Address Speaker, Professor Alessandro Portelli

Italy Reads 2015 Welcomes Keynote Address Speaker, Professor Alessandro Portelli

Portelli is professor of American Literature at the University of Roma-'La Sapienza'.

President Pavoncello Interviewed by British Political Magazine on Renzi’s Leadership

President Pavoncello Interviewed by British Political Magazine on Renzi’s Leadership

The New Statesman is a British political and cultural magazine published in London.

JCU Student Jasmine Manari’s Short Film to be Screened at Bucharest and Paris Film Festivals

JCU Student Jasmine Manari’s Short Film to be Screened at Bucharest and Paris Film Festivals

Jasmine shot her first short film The Urchin at JCU in 2013.

Prof. Michael Driessen Participates in Live Televised Analysis of Pope’s Speech to US Congress

Prof. Michael Driessen Participates in Live Televised Analysis of Pope’s Speech to US Congress

Prof. Driessen is an expert on religion and politics.

JCU Welcomes New Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics Dr. Stefan Sorgner

JCU Welcomes New Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics Dr. Stefan Sorgner

Professor Sorgner is one of the world’s leading post- and transhumanist philosophers, and is joining John Cabot’s faculty after teaching at a number of universities across Germany and Austria.

InVerse – Italian Poets in Translation Celebrates 10th Anniversary

InVerse – Italian Poets in Translation Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Founded in 2005 by JCU professors Brunella Antomarini, Berenice Cocciolillo, and Rosa Filardi, InVerse – Italian poet Silvia FiorentinoPoets in Translation celebrated its 10th anniversary on the evening of September 16.

Student Margherita Maida Hired as Business Developer for London Start-Up

Student Margherita Maida Hired as Business Developer for London Start-Up

Current student Margherita Maida found employment in London eight months prior to earning her Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from JCU.

Professor Argentieri Publishes Article in Corriere della Sera on “Historical Roots of Hungarian Toughness”

Professor Argentieri Publishes Article in Corriere della Sera on “Historical Roots of Hungarian Toughness”

The main Italian daily, Corriere della Sera, published an opinion editorial by JCU professor Federigo Argentieri.

Author Jhumpa Lahiri, JCU 2013 Writer in Residence, to Receive National Humanities Medal

Author Jhumpa Lahiri, JCU 2013 Writer in Residence, to Receive National Humanities Medal

The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 10, and will be conferred by President Barack Obama.

Student Brando Caruso Wins Gold in European Water Skiing Championship

Student Brando Caruso Wins Gold in European Water Skiing Championship

Caruso brought home Gold in the slalom event category last week in Spain.

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development funds have been supported by a generous donation from the Paul and Maxine Frohring Foundation and have been awarded to professors for research and professional projects during the 2014-2015 academic year.

JCU Participates in Student-Faculty Research Program at Library of Congress

JCU Participates in Student-Faculty Research Program at Library of Congress

Four students joined Prof. Vanda Wilcox and Reference Librarian Livia Piotto for a research trip as part of a project entitled "Italian-Americans and the First World War: Experience, Identity and Representation".

Professor Michael Driessen Leads Training Session on “Religion and Extremism” in Lebanon

Professor Michael Driessen Leads Training Session on “Religion and Extremism” in Lebanon

Prof. Driessen co-designed and taught an online course to a group of Leaders for Interreligious Understanding and Counter-extremism experts.